The Asokwa police has arrested husband and wife at Atwima Nkoranza in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region for pouring hot water on four- year-old girl.
The suspect Pastor Agyenim Boateng of Celebration Church of Christ at Nkoranza believe to be in his forties and Stepmother Abigail Appiah also around her late thirties were on the run after the incident was reported to Kessben Fm but the police have mounted a search for them.
The victim Vanessa Agyei sustained burns around her genital area, lower back and some parts of her head.
According to the Kessbenfm’s Malla Yaya who narrated to Ali- BaBa Dankanbary on Friday May 15, 2020 said the incident happened in March before president announced the partial lockdown.
Though the four-year-old girl according her stepmother was sent to Komfo Anokye Teaching hospital for treatment however her condition is not encouraging and the maltreatment still continue irrespective of the injuries after she was discharged from the hospital.
The couple had earlier failed in their attempt to get the victim’s mother to send her to the hospital and denied such maltreatment and no knowledge about the girl sickness and so the matter was reported to the police.
Source : Tvnewsgh.com